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Appeals Court Finds the VA Wronged Vets by Ignoring 2010 Law

Date Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2016

Category: Department of Veterans Affairs - National

A unanimous ruling by a 3-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims found that the Department of Veterans Affairs "ignored plain language of a 2010 statute meant to protect VA-enrolled veterans from out-of-pocket costs when forced to use non-VA emergency medical care." This case sets precedence for hundreds of other VA-enrolled veterans with alternative health insurance who paid for some of their outside emergency care costs since Feb. 1, 2010.

Read the full article at: The Military Advantage Blog